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NAMHC Minutes of the 222nd Meeting

July 17, 2009

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health

The National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAMHC) convened a closed session meeting to review grant applications via teleconference.  The meeting began at 1:00 p.m. on July 17, 2009, and adjourned at approximately 2:40 p.m.  Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) chaired the meeting.

Council Members Present at the Grant Review Session
(See Appendix A: Council Roster)

Chairperson:  Thomas R. Insel, M.D.

Executive Secretary:  Jane A. Steinberg, Ph.D.

Council Members:
Carl C. Bell, M.D.
Elizabeth Childs, M.D., P.C.
Robert Desimone, Ph.D.
Ralph J. DiClemente, Ph.D.
Howard B. Eichenbaum, Ph.D.
Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
Portia E. lversen
Dilip V. Jeste, M.D.
Pat R. Levitt, Ph.D.
David A. Lewis, M.D.
John S. March, M.D., M.P.H.
Steven M. Paul, M.D.

I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the foregoing minutes are accurate and complete.

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Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Chairperson


Appendix A: Council Roster

(Terms end 9/30 of designated year)

Chairperson Executive Secretary
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director
National Institute of Mental Health
Bethesda, MD
Jane A. Steinberg, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Mental Health
Bethesda, MD
Members

David G. Amaral, Ph.D. (12)
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
The M.I.N.D. Institute
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA

Carl C. Bell, M.D. (11)
President and CEO
Community Mental Health Council and Foundation, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Glorisa J. Canino, Ph.D. (09)
Director, Behavioral Sciences Research Institute
University of Puerto Rico
Medical Sciences Campus
San Juan, PR

Elizabeth Childs, M.D., M.P.A. (10)
Private Practice
Brookline, MA

Robert Desimone, Ph.D. (11)
Director, McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Ralph J. DiClemente, Ph.D. (12)
Candler Professor
Department of Behavioral Sciences and
Health Education
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Howard B. Eichenbaum, Ph.D. (12)
Professor and Director
Center for Memory and Brain
Department of Psychology
Boston University
Boston, MA

Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. (11)
Gordon & Virginia MacDonald
Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics
Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 

Portia E. Iversen  (12)
Co-Founder
Cure Autism Now Foundation and
Autism Genetic Resource Exchange
Los Angeles, CA

Dilip V. Jeste, M.D. (10)
Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and 
Neuroscience
Stein Institute for Research on Aging
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Norwood Knight-Richardson, M.D., M.B.A.  (09)
Vice Chairman of Department of Psychiatry
Director of the Public Psychiatry Training Program
Director of Oregon Health and Science University
Neuropsychiatric Institute
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Pat R. Levitt, Ph.D. (09)
Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
Chair, Department of Cell and Neurobiology
Keck School of Medicine of USC
USC School of Pharmacy
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

David A. Lewis, M.D. (11)
Director, Translational Neuroscience Program
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 

John S. March, M.D., M.P.H. (10)
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Division of Neurosciences Medicine
Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Thomas H. McGlashan, M.D. (12)
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Steven M. Paul, M.D.  (12)
Executive Vice President
Science and Technology
President, Lilly Research Laboratories
Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, IN

Enola K. Proctor, Ph.D. (10)
Frank J. Bruno Professor of Social Work Research
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Ex Officio Members

Office of the Secretary, DHHS
Kathleen Sebelius
Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

National Institutes of Health
Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
Acting Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Veterans Affairs
Ira Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Veterans  Affairs
Office of Mental Health Services
Washington DC

Department of Defense
John A. Ralph, Ph.D.
Commander, U.S. Navy
National Naval Medical Center
Bethesda, MD 

Liaison Representative

A. Kathryn Power, M.Ed.
Director, Center for Mental Health Services
Rockville, MD